Just had a thread on zombie PC's and now the operator is the zombie, but its true we tend it seperate ourselves from the reality of the world, due to technological advances, we are consumed with the info, pleasure and satisfaction that TV, the Net, Game programs give us. Our social skills and abilities become increasingly hampered by this. Even kids today, liek back a few yrs ago I was shocked on why high school students had cell phones, it was bad enough that even when I was in high school, I tied up the house phone. Now its like kids at 13-14 are consumed with being on the phone, net, and so forth. But this isnt just the childs fault its the parents as well.